The city of La Crosse, Wisconsin is special in the way that it offers an urbanized feel to its residents while it also beckons for adventurous souls through its beautiful and intriguing geographical features. In any weather conditions, activity engulfs the city and captivates the students at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. Undoubtedly, the most popular interests among students encompass any outdoor activity. With the breathtaking bluffs, pristine river, and tranquil marsh just a short walk from campus, the students often take advantage of the city’s landscape to take a break from their studies.
As a college that attracts a large amount of athletes, intramurals are undoubtedly another way that students have fun on campus. With countless sports and several sessions offered throughout the year, students have no trouble finding one or (usually) more intramural sports teams to join. After playing on a volleyball team here, I can say from experience that a little competition and a lot of laughs on the court lead to lasting friendships and memories.
Lastly, when a study break or simply a change of scenery is necessary, students take a walk to La Crosse’s historic downtown, where unlimited opportunities reside. With charming coffee shops, unique privately owned stores, and innumerable eating (and drinking) establishments, and lively festivals like Oktoberfest, the downtown area provides various possibilities for entertainment to college students. Due to La Crosse having so much diversity in its activity offerings, students